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  • Special Weather Statement for Central Yampa River Basin County, Colorado
  • Special Weather Statement issued April 24 at 3:15PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 3:15 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, April 25, 2014 at 3:15 a.m.
  • ...WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION AND STRONG WINDS THIS WEEKEND...
    A STRONG LATE SEASON WINTRY STORM WILL BRING STRONG WINDS AND
    WIDESPREAD SHOWERS TO THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. SOUTHWEST WINDS
    WILL BECOME GUSTY FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. MOISTURE INCREASES OVER
    THE FORECAST AREA FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. COLDER UNSETTLED AIR
    ON SATURDAY BRINGS INCREASING SHOWERS WITH LATE-DAY THUNDERSTORMS
    POSSIBLE. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED IN THE HIGHER
    MOUNTAINS ON SATURDAY.
    SNOW LEVELS PLUMMET SATURDAY EVENING WHEN A STRONG COLD FRONT
    SWEEPS THROUGH THE REGION. SNOW ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE OVER MOST
    MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS AND POSSIBLY INTO THE HIGHER VALLEYS. SNOW
    SHOWERS MAY LINGER IN THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS INTO
    MONDAY.
    TRAVEL THIS WEEKEND MAY BECOME DIFFICULT THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS
    AND POSSIBLY EVEN HIGHER VALLEY LOCATIONS DUE TO ACCUMULATING SNOW
    AND BLOWING SNOW. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS ON THIS DEVELOPING
    WEATHER SYSTEM AT OUR WEBSITE WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GJT.